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Welcome to IHTSDO

The International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation determines global standards for health terms, an essential part of improving the health of humankind.

We are committed to maintain and grow our leadership as the global experts in healthcare terminology, ensuring that SNOMED CT, our world-leading product, is accepted as the global common language for health terms.

Latest news

  • Know anyone who would be a good board member?

    April 29, 2016

    The application period for Management Board positions is now open. Perhaps you know someone?

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  • SNOMED CT Expo: Call for Papers extended to 20 May

    April 29, 2016

    There is still time to submit your paper for SNOMED CT Expo 2016.

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  • New Global Collaboration between GS1 and IHTSDO

    April 26, 2016

    Agreement ensures the organizations' health information standards are complementary

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  • ADA and IHTSDO announce new collaboration agreement

    April 21, 2016

    Exciting plans for new joint work between the two organizations

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  • International Council of Nurses (ICN) and IHTSDO deliver second collaborative product

    April 18, 2016

    New nursing interventions equivalency table will facilitate adoption of standards-based healthcare implementations internationally

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